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chad_malnutrition_in_urban_areas
20/01/2017
The Sahel has one of the highest acute under-nutrition rates in the world. Chad is among the most affected countries: 727 857 children are facing under-nutrition and 3.4 million people are food-insecure, according to the UN Office for the...

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Chlidren in Fiji After Typhoon Winston
16/01/2017
In February 2016, Tropical Cyclone Winston made landfall northeast of Suva, the capital of Fiji, as a Category 5 storm – the strongest category possible.

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Children in DRC
13/01/2017
The eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has known little else but conflict for the past 20 years. Violence among numerous armed groups forces hundreds of thousands of families from their homes.

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UNHAS_planes_deliver_aid
09/01/2017
Through its humanitarian department, the European Commission provides a vital lifeline to the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS).

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Protecting_Colombia’s_Awá_indigenous_people
04/01/2017
Over the last half century, Colombia has been devastated by conflict. Despite the recent peace agreement between the Government and the country’s largest guerrilla, the FARC, many communities remain vulnerable. The conflict has particularly affected...

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PAH_South_Sudanese_Refugees
23/12/2016
In September 2016, refugees from South Sudan passed the one million mark, putting the country among the top 4 countries in the world that have produced the most refugees.

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refugee_boy_carrying_radio
15/12/2016
"We couldn't use the main road. It was too dangerous," says 26-year-old Angelina* who fled South Sudan with her two baby daughters.

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south_sudanese_refugees_in_uganda
09/12/2016
Uganda has surpassed Ethiopia as the country with the highest number of refugees on the African continent.

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Children_in_paraguay_receive_hygiene_kits
05/12/2016
At the end of 2015 and the beginning of 2016, Paraguay suffered the worst floods in decades.

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15/11/2016
Three years ago, Central African Republic was torn apart by unspeakable violence. Today, the country is making progress towards reconciliation and recovery, but the humanitarian situation remains extremely serious: 2.3 million people are in need of...

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